The Leonids are here

Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight: How to See It The Leonids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet Tempel-Tuttle. The Leonids get their name from the location of their radiant in the constellation Leo: the meteors appear to radiate from that point in the sky. (Credit: Wiki) The Leonid meteor shower is forecastedContinue reading “The Leonids are here”

Physics in the News

Saturday, October 11, 2014 Leaky galaxies lead researchers to better understand the universe via sciencecodex L.A. Museum Adds the Last Payload to Shuttle Endeavour via nbcnews Topological defects in the fabric of space and time via phys.org The Moon and the Oh-My-God Particle via popularmechanics On the front lines of the Higgs boson search viaContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 UW fusion reactor concept could be cheaper than coal via washington.edu Researchers achieve quantum teleporting via azoquantum Tipping the spherical cow: The initial conditions of star formation via astrobites Breakthrough allows researchers to watch molecules “wiggle” via rdmag Monster galaxies resort to cannibalism to keep growing via cbs Aliens may beContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Monday, October 6, 2014 Princeton scientists observe elusive particle that behaves both like Matter and Antimatter discovered via princeton Turn your smart phone into a cosmic ray telescope via wisc.edu Physicists succeed in compressing quantum data for the first time via motherboard Composite image shows two black holes orbiting each other via phys NASA toContinue reading “Physics in the News”

Physics in the News

Friday, September 26, 2014 New molecule found in space connotes life origins via cornell Black holes declared non-existent again. via backreaction First Quantum Logic Operation For An Integrated Photonic Chip via technologyreview Cold Atom Laboratory Chills Atoms to New Lows via jpl A dramatic recent “discovery” in physics is looking rather dodgy via economist CraigContinue reading “Physics in the News”